Angelo Borsotti <angelo.borso...@gmail.com> writes:
> Besides that, it is common practice in *nix OSs to
> consider a return != 0 as an error.
Is grep not finding a match an error? Is cmp finding a difference an
error? It all depends on the context.
> How can otherwise the user tell a corrupted configuration file from a
> missing key?
You cannot, as long as your configuration file is well-formed, because a
missing key is an expected condition in many cases.
Andreas Schwab, sch...@linux-m68k.org
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